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The Mediterranean has the color of mackerel, changeable I mean. You don't always know if it is green or violet, you can't even say it's blue, because the next moment the changing reflection has taken on a tint of rose or gray.

If you don't learn to laugh at trouble, you won't have anything to laugh at when you grow old.
Life itself is the proper binge.
Nothing will work unless you do.
Greater than the tread of mighty armies is an idea whose time has come.
I will listen to anyone's convictions, but pray keep your doubts to yourself.
But then they danced down the street like dingledodies, and I shambled after as I've been doing all my life after people who interest me, because the only people for me are the mad ones, the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved, desirous of everything at the same time, the ones who never yawn or say a commonplace thing, but burn, burn, burn, like fabulous yellow roman candles exploding like spiders across the stars and in the middle you see the blue centerlight pop and everybody goes "Awww!
He who is plenteously provided for from within, needs but little from without.
The life of man is a journey; a journey that must be traveled, however bad the roads or the accommodation.
Life is a journey that must be traveled no matter how bad the roads and accommodations.
Doubt can only be removed by action.
It is only in misery that we recognize the hand of God leading good men to good.
Only by joy and sorrow does a person know anything about themselves and their destiny. They learn what to do and what to avoid.
It's not a slam at you when people are rude -- it's a slam at the people they've met before.
Liberty consists in wholesome restraint.
I will not permit any man to narrow and degrade my soul by making me hate him.
I have become my own version of an optimist. If I can't make it through one door, I'll go through another door -- or I'll make a door. Something terrific will come no matter how dark the present.
The perfecting of one's self is the fundamental base of all progress and all moral development.
I saw the best minds of my generation destroyed by madness, starving hysterical naked.
When we remember that we are all mad, the mysteries disappear and life stands explained.
There is no insanity so devastating in man's life as utter sanity.
Its Thursday or as i like to call it Thirstday, be thirsty & attack your goals. Wake up thirsty 4 success, success is running like water time to quench your thirst.
Security depends not so much upon how much you have, as upon how much you can do without.
How beautiful is youth! how bright it gleams with its illusions, aspirations, dreams! Book of Beginnings, Story without End, Each maid a heroine, and each man a friend!
If thou art a man, admire those who attempt great things, even though they fail.
There is nothing assured to mortals.
No one can make us angry. People can say and do things to us but it is still up to us as individuals to do what we want with our emotions in response to those things.
Sticks and stones may break your bones when there's anger to impart. Spiteful words can hurt your feelings but silence breaks your heart. Anger is as a stone cast into a wasp's nest.
The best answer to anger is silence.
The size of a man is measured by the size of the thing that makes him angry.
When you meet up with a disagreeable person, never allow yourself to be upset. Say to yourself, if a dowdy like that can stand himself all his life, surely I can stand him for a few minutes.
Whenever you get red in the face, whenever you raise your voice, whenever you get hot under the collar or angry, rebellious or negative in spirit, then know that the spirit of God is leaving you and the spirit of Satan is beginning to take over.
The broad general rule is that a man is about as big as the things that make him angry.
Don't play for safety -- it's the most dangerous thing in the world.
Depression is rage spread thin.
To sin by silence when they should protest makes cowards of men.
You never realize how short a month is until you have to pay alimony.
Never look down on anybody unless you are helping them up.
As if you could kill time without injuring eternity.
Anxiety is the rust of life, destroying its brightness and weakening its power. A childlike and abiding trust in Providence is its best preventive and remedy.
Anger is one letter short of danger, Greatest remedy for anger is delay
Anger is an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than to anything on which it is poured.
Nothing is so exhilarating in life as to be shot at with no result.
Danger, the spur of all great minds.
Those who'll play with cats must expect to be scratched.
No one is worthy of a good home here or in heaven that is not willing to be in peril for a good cause.
The most dangerous people are the ignorant.
Dangers bring fears, and fears more dangers bring.
I may be compelled to face danger, but never fear it, and while our soldiers can stand and fight, I can stand and feed and nurse them.
Every man is his own chief enemy.
Beware lest you lose the substance by grasping at the shadow.
I have always depended on the kindness of strangers.
I do desire we may be better strangers.
Keep cool; anger is not an argument.
To be angry about trifles is mean and childish; to rage and be furious is brutish; and to maintain perpetual wrath is akin to the practice and temper of devils; but to prevent and suppress rising resentment is wise and glorious, is manly and divine.
It is better to meet danger than to wait for it. He that is on a lee shore, and foresees a hurricane, stands out to sea and encounters a storm to avoid a shipwreck.
We improve ourselves by victories over ourselves. There must be contest, and we must win.
The highest possible stage in moral culture is when we recognize that we ought to control our thoughts.
To make one good action succeed another, is the perfection of goodness.
Goodness is uneventful. It does not flash, it glows.
The devil himself is good when he is pleased.
In goodness there are all kinds of wisdom.
It is very hard to be simple enough to be good.
Good and bad men are less than they seem.
Nothing that was worthy in the past departs; no truth or goodness realized by man ever dies, or can die.
As if one could know the good a person is capable of, when one doesn't know the bad he might do.
No man or woman can be strong, gentle, pure, and good, without the world being better for it and without someone being helped and comforted by the very existence of that goodness.
No one can be good for long if goodness is not in demand.
Goodness is achieved not in a vacuum, but in the company of other men, attended by love.
Freedom, morality, and the human dignity of the individual consists precisely in this; that he does good not because he is forced to do so, but because he freely conceives it, wants it, and loves it.
Among my most prized possessions are words that I have never spoken.
How sick one gets of being good, how much I should respect myself if I could burst out and make everyone wretched for twenty-four hours; embody selfishness.
There are few good women who do not tire of their role.
Being good is just a matter of temperament in the end.
A man who dares to waste one hour of his life has not discovered the value of life.
It is a cursed evil to any man to become as absorbed in any subject as I am in mine.
You must have the devil in you to succeed in the arts.
The most unhappy of all men is the man who cannot tell what he is going to do, who has got no work cut-out for him in the world, and does not go into it. For work is the grand cure of all the maladies and miseries that ever beset mankind,honest work, which you intend getting done.
The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the world he doesn't exist
Tell the truth and shame the devil.
Goodness is the only investment which never fails.
Nothing leads to good that is not natural.
Our will is always for our own good, but we do not always see what that is.
Goodness speaks in a whisper, evil shouts
There are two perfectly good men, one dead, and the other unborn.
On the whole, human beings want to be good, but not too good, and not quite all the time.
A bizarre sensation pervades a relationship of pretense. No truth seems true. A simple morning's greeting and response appear loaded with innuendo and fraught with implications. Each nicety becomes more sterile and each withdrawal more permanent.
We triumph without glory when we conquer without danger.
When angry, count four; when very angry, swear.
The one thing people are the most liberal with, is their advice.
Be yourself is about the worst advice you can give to some people.
Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky.
He understood that men were forever strangers to one another, that no one ever comes really to know any one, that imprisoned in the dark womb of our mother, we come to life without having seen her face, that we are given to her arms a stranger, and that, caught in that insoluble prison of being, we escape it never, no matter what arms may clasp us, what mouth may kiss us, what heart may warm us. Never, never, never, never, never.
Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one getting burned.
Being on the tightrope is living; everything else is waiting.
Actually, the streets are quite safe today, it's the people on them who aren't.
One is not exposed to danger who, even when in safety is always on their guard.
We are confronted by a first danger, the destructiveness of applied atomic energy. And then we are confronted by a second danger, that we do not enough appreciate the first danger.
In this world there is always danger for those who are afraid of it.
Send danger from the east unto the west, so honor cross it from the north to south.
Out of this nettle, danger, we pluck this flower, safety.
Constant exposure to dangers will breed contempt for them.
I am glad that I paid so little attention to good advice; had I abided by it I might have been saved from some of my most valuable mistakes.
Writing is easy. All you do is stare at a blank sheet of paper until drops of blood form on your forehead.
Be yourself, who else is better qualified?
First say to yourself what you would be; and then do what you have to do.
My definition of success is to live your life in a way that causes you to feel a ton of pleasure and very little pain -- and because of your lifestyle, have the people around you feel a lot more pleasure than they do pain.
It's not the events of our lives that shape us, but our beliefs as to what those events mean.
We are exactly where we have chosen to be.
Just be honest with yourself. That opens the door.
Strange new problems are being reported in the growing generations of children whose mothers were always there, driving them around, helping them with their homework --an inability to endure pain or discipline or pursue any self-sustained goal of any sort, a devastating boredom with life.
It is better for a woman to compete impersonally in society, as men do, than to compete for dominance in her own home with her husband, compete with her neighbors for empty status, and so smother her son that he cannot compete at all.
You have to be able to center yourself, to let all of your emotions go... Don't ever forget that you play with your soul as well as your body.
Listen! Encourage. Say something. Do something. Be yourself. Love
It is best to be yourself, imperial, plain and true.
Friendship is almost always the union of a part of one mind with the part of another; people are friends in spots.
To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.
Do not always prove yourself to be the one in the right. The right will appear. You need only give it a chance.
Wise people say nothing in dangerous times.
We cannot banish dangers, but we can banish fears. We must not demean life by standing in awe of death.
No one that encounters prosperity does not also encounter danger.
If a little knowledge is dangerous, where is the man who has so much as to be out of danger?
Great perils have this beauty, that they bring to light the fraternity of strangers.
In time of danger it is proper to be alarmed until danger be near at hand; but when we perceive that danger is near, we should oppose it as if we were not afraid.
Many have had their greatness made for them by their enemies.
The most dangerous thing in the world is to try to leap a chasm in two jumps.
Stay out of the road, if you want to grow old.
The most dangerous thing is illusion.
The mere apprehension of a coming evil has put many into a situation of the utmost danger.
The wise man in the storm prays to God, not for safety from danger, but for deliverance from fear.
As soon as there is life there is danger.
One ought never to turn one's back on a threatened danger and try to run away from it. If you do that, you will double the danger. But if you meet it promptly and without flinching, you will reduce the danger by half. Never run away from anything. Never!
However well organized the foundations of life may be, life must always be full of risks.
To conquer without danger is to conquer without glory.
The responses of human beings vary greatly under dangerous circumstances. The strong man advances boldly to meet them head on. The weak man grows agitated. But the superior man stands up to fate, endures resolutely in his inner certainty If ignorant both
A person in danger should not try to escape at one stroke. He should first calmly hold his own, then be satisfied with small gains, which will come by creative adaptations.
Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. The fearful are caught as often as the bold.
Let the fear of a danger be a spur to prevent it; he that fears not, gives advantage to the danger.
When the danger is past God is cheated.
Between the anvil and the hammer.
Biggest profits mean gravest risks.
When danger approaches, sing to it.
A wreck on shore is a beacon at sea.
Danger past, God forgotten.
The secret of reaping the greatest fruitfulness and the greatest enjoyment from life is to live dangerously.
Nothing is so dangerous as an ignorant friend.
I destroy my enemy when I make him my friend.
Would you learn the secret of the sea? Only those who brave its dangers, comprehend its mystery!
The person who runs away exposes himself to that very danger more than a person who sits quietly.

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